From :Hamisu Ado Nguro, Damaturu
Kwara State Police Command has assured residents of the state of adequate security of lives and properties due to sequel to the alleged influx of Fulani herdsmen in the state
In a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command SP Okasanmi Ajayi and made available to newsmen.
The Commissioner of Police CP Mohammed Lawal Bagega stressed the need for all hands to be on deck in ensuring adequate security of lives and properties of all and sundry irrespective of ethnic differences.
The statement said as part of the efforts to allay the fear and anxiety of the good people of Kwara State concerning the reports of alleged influx of strange people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen driven from neighbouring states to Kwara and its attendant security threat, the Commissioner of Police Kwara State, Cp Mohammed Lawal Bagega held a crucial stakeholders security meeting at the police headquarters.
In attendance were traditional rulers, Magajis, Alangwas, Ardos, Jowuro, Bororos, and others cutting across the length and breadth of Kwara state.
The statement disclosed that the Commissioner confirmed information on the alleged influx of Fulani herdsmen into the state and the step the command was taking to ensure there was no breakdown of law and order.
He called on the residents of the state to make information of movement of strange people around them available to the police.
He advised the traditional rulers not to abandon their responsibility as the leaders of their communities to the youths.